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  1. Elizabeth A. - Betty' RipkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Elizabeth A. "Betty" Ripka, 81, of Lewistown went to be with her Lord and Savior at 5:09 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2016, at the Geisinger Medical Center-Danville. Born July 3, 1935, in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late Robert Paul and Anna Winifred Davis.


  2. Elizabeth A. - Betty' RipkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Elizabeth A. "Betty" Ripka, 81, of Lewistown, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 5:09 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2016, at the Geisinger Medical Center-Danville. Born July 3, 1935, in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late Robert Paul and Anna Winifred Davis.


  3. 14s' all-star season ends on tiebreakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Lewistown Sentinel

    When the Mifflin County Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-stars left the Altoona complex on Sunday after beating Broomall-Newtown, they had dreams of the Pennsylvania final four. But, those dreams turned into a nightmare on Monday as Mifflin County fell to West End of Williamsport, 10-7, and because of the tie breaker rule , Mifflin County was eliminated.


  4. Host wins in eight inningsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 10 | Lewistown Sentinel

    It took two days and eight innings but Mifflin County lost in the opening game of the Pennsylvania Babe Ruth 15-year-old state tournament. On Saturday, Miffflin County and Broomall played to a 1-1 tie after five innings before the game was suspended due to rain.


  5. Career (Good)nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    The South captured its second straight victory over the North, coming away with a 37-15 win at the 32nd annual Lezzer Lumber All-Star Football Classic Friday evening at Mansion Park in Altoona. Mount Union's Braydon Kylor had two sacks and four tackles to win Defensive MVP for the South.


  6. Judge allows death penalty option in retrial in 2004 slayingRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    A federal judge in Pennsylvania has upheld a ruling allowing prosecutors to seek the death penalty when they retry a man who was convicted of the 2004 death of a woman whose body was found in a state park. The Mirror reported Wednesday that the federal judge rejected the defense argument that a federal magistrate and state courts had wrongly ruled against Paul Aaron Ross on the death penalty issue.


  7. Kenneth E. HaviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Kenneth E. Havice, 81, of Lewistown, passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Golden Living Center William Penn Nursing Home, Lewistown. Ken was born July 1, 1934.


  8. Former football player struggles back after leg amputationRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Kurt Detwiler does not want to talk about his physical limitations. His left leg is gone and his football career is over, but he's ready to talk about defying the odds and proving the night that changed his life won't define him.


  9. In the spotlightRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Boys and girls basketball coaches at the District 6 AAAA schools have selected all-stars for the 2015-16 season. "District 6 itself does not sponsor or name all-star teams, but the coaches at the AAAA schools wanted to recognize the outstanding efforts of players at these schools," Kevin Kodish, spokesperson for the group, said.


  10. Couple donates farm to Pennsylvania collegeRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Juniata College has taken ownership of more than 300 acres in Bedford County after a farm was donated by Altoona couple Jack L. and Carolyn A. Sparks. "We could have sold it many times, but we wanted to have it remain undeveloped," Carolyn said, revealing that Huntingdon's Juniata College offered that promise.


  11. VA ousts Memphis hospital director, cites underperformanceRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    A statement released by the department Thursday says William "Bill" Mills will begin serving as acting director of the hospital starting Monday. Mills has been director of the VA medical center in Altoona, Pennsylvania.


  12. Boozel only champ; one of 7 qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    For the second year in a row, Mount Union's Boozel family got to see a gold medal hung around the neck of one of their sons. This time it was sophomore 106-pounder Josh, who blasted his way through the weight class at the District 6 Class AA wrestling tournament Saturday, making him the lone champion out of four Trojans in the finals at Altoona Area High School.


  13. Boozels shine at district tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    That doesn't mean he can't look forward to one. After humiliating Penns Valley's Isaac Bierly in Friday's quarterfinal round of the District 6 Class AA tournament, Boozel, a returning state qualifier, finds himself one match away from the one he wants.


  14. Mifflin County boys finish trying seasonRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Even though the Mifflin County boys basketball team will finish the 2015-16 season with just one victory, coach Dave Sheetz isn't ready for the year to be over. "A lot of times when you're on a team that's 1-21, you don't want to see more games, Sheetz said.


  15. Huskies' season ends in AltoonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    The Mifflin County Huskies late-season push to finish .500 and be able to enter the District 6 AAAA playoffs suffered a fatal blow Saturday. Altoona blew open a close game in the third game and went on to a 64-50 win at the AAHS Fieldhouse.


  16. Margaret A. (O'Donnell) KellyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Margaret A. Kelly, 91, formerly of Roaring Spring, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 12:56 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Golden Living Center-William Penn. Born Sept.


  17. Central Pennsylvania woman missing for nearly 3 weeksRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Lewistown Sentinel

    The family of a central Pennsylvania woman is not giving up hope that she'll be found after she was last seen nearly three weeks ago. Catherine Boob tells WJAC-TV that her family has been searching for her daughter, Catherine Copley, since she was last seen in Altoona on Dec. 10. The family says Copley was seen getting into a vehicle with someone they didn't know on Dec. 10 and hasn't been seen since.


  18. Commissioners award bid for flooringRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2015 | Lewistown Sentinel

    The Juniata County Commissioners on Tuesday awarded the low base-bid of $140,888 to WSL Inc. of New Bloomfield to replace the Juniata County Courthouse tile floor. WSL's bid came in lower than three other contractors: Mid-State Construction Inc., of Altoona, with a base-bid of $239,513; Premier Construction Group, of Dillsburg, with a base-bid of $192,185; and Hosler Custom Woodworks, of Mifflintown, with a base-bid of $246,660.


  19. William W. Farleman Jr.Read the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Lewistown Sentinel

    William W. Farleman Jr., 60, of Altoona died at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, at UPMC Altoona. Born July 6, 1955, in Lewistown, he was a son of William W. Farleman Sr., and the late Bette Farleman.


  20. Bed & breakfast has room with a view for railroad fansRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2015 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Another train comes roaring past on the track in front of the Canadian Pacific. The shot is blocked.


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